Bec from our Transition Support team has been on both sides at the RCH, having had a heart transplant here over 15 years ago and now working with patients transitioning into the adult health care system. Bec takes us through her story and how her mother is one of her biggest inspirations.
Kate is a mother and the Chair of the Parents Advisory Group for the Children’s Cancer Centre here at the RCH, she sat down with us this week and spoke about navigating the complex path of childhood cancer and what she would say to younger women wanting to enter the advocacy space.
Many of us would have walked past Main Street Reception’s “fairy godmother” Dianne too many times to count, so we caught up with her to hear a bit about her RCH journey, the women who inspire her and why she loves volunteering.
When Jack was born, the large lump on his face immediately caused heartbreak and concern for his mother, Boufa Joses. However with the help of life-saving surgery at the RCH, Jack can return home to Vanuatu as a healthy three year old.
The Dame Elisabeth Murdoch Nursing Development Scholarship allows an outstanding RCH nurse to further develop skills and experience by exploring innovative practices across the world. Read about this year’s recipient, Sonja Elia, here.
Seven out of ten Australian school children almost never walk or ride to school, according to new research by The Royal Children’s Hospital.
Nicole Gleeson and Elise Baines will be quick off the mark when registrations open for this year’s Herald Sun/Transurban Run for the Kids.
In this week’s instalment of meet the NUMs, Jayne from our Emergency tells us about the unique nature of working in a fast paced environment and what she would have done for a job if she wasn’t a nurse.
Stephanie tells us about her journey at the RCH, and why she finds working in our Complex Care Hub – a service that supports the care of children with chronic and complex medical needs – so rewarding.
With the weather bureau predicting fiercely hot days ahead, RCH paediatrician Dr Sarah McNab is encouraging families to get their heat plan ready.